Borough of Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania
44 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA  17331                                         Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
                          Call us: 717-637-3877 
Fax 717-637-2805
Police Department
Mission Statement 
The Hanover Borough Police Department, in partnership with our community, is committed to providing professional, efficient, and courteous police services. Our goals are to provide our community a safe environment to live and work in and to improve the quality of life for both our residents and visitors. We believe that police services should be delivered to our consumers with respect, courtesy and integrity. The Hanover Borough Police Department is proud of our officers and the service they provide for a community that deserves the very best in all we do as police officers.  

Our Values
We value our employees who at times risk their lives to protect others. We respect their professional and personal dignity and we recognize the sacrifices they make in order to be the best they can be in this honorable profession.

We value honesty, integrity, sincerity and loyalty in our interactions with others. We are proud of the badge we wear, the department we serve and our community.

We accept responsibility and accountability for our actions. We understand that our profession is held to a higher standard within our society and we accept that challenge. 

We perform our duties as police officers while not judging others because of their gender, race, religion, sexual preference, disabilities or other personal characteristics. We respect the law and the dignity of everyone we serve. Our interactions with others have compassion and empathy for their needs. We will not forget that we too are members of this society and our goal as a police officers is to do all we can to improve it.  

We believe in doing the right thing and doing it the right way. We strive to give our best everyday and we seek professional improvement in order to be the best we can be in this honorable profession. 

We honor and respect the Constitution of our United States and we will defend the rights and liberties of its people without hesitation, bias or regret.  

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Police Chief Dwayne L. Smith
Administrative Offices located at 44 Frederick Street
(717) 637-5575